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Only New Jersey State issued boating safety certificates can be modified or replaced by the Marine Services Bureau. Certificates issued by other states, the United States Coast Guard, the United States Power Squadron, or any other agency cannot be re-issued by the NJSP Marine Services Bureau.

The preferred means of communication with the Marine Services Bureau regarding certificate replacement is via e-mail, this will allow us to serve you in the most efficient means possible. E-mail requests should be sent to, for the Subject of your email, type "Replacement Card Request"
scanned copies of the below information must be in .jpg/.bmp format or in a Microsoft word document. If it is not possible to e-mail your request you can request a replacement certificate by writing to:

NJSP BSC Replacement
BOX 7068
West Trenton, NJ 08628-0068

Requests may also be faxed to (609) 882-8110. Please be certain all of the information on the fax is clearly legible. Requests must include the following information;
1. Full legal name, in the case of a legal name change you must include your full legal name as it appeared on your original certificate as well as your current legal name, proof of name change (marriage certificate etc.) .
2. Complete address, in the case of a address change you must include your address as it appeared on your original certificate as well as your current address.
3. Identification and proof of address e.g., photocopy of drivers license etc.
4. Certificate number as it appears on your certificate (if known).
5. Home telephone with area code, daytime phone number with area code and an e-mail address.

Sample Email:

In the Subject line: Replacement Card Request

Please provide a replacement card for Your legal name here.

Reason: Name / Address Change

Date of Birth:_______________

Legal Name on current Boat Safety Certificate: __________________

Please Change the Name to: ________________________________

Current Address
# Street
City, State, Zip

Past Address (if necessary)
# Street
City, State, Zip


Should you have any questions, please contact me at Your email address here or Your phone number here.